American States Water Company (AWR): Price and Financial Metrics

American States Water Company (AWR): $86.64

2.83 (+3.38%)

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  • AWR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 97.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AWR is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • AWR ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

AWR Stock Summary

  • AWR's went public 33.01 years ago, making it older than 85.85% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • AWR's current price/earnings ratio is 39.59, which is higher than 84.48% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of AMERICAN STATES WATER CO's share price is greater than that of just 13.2% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AWR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UHT, BYD, POR, AFG, and MOS.
  • Visit AWR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AWR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWR's price/earnings ratio is 95.62% higher, now standing at 40.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, AWR's price/sales ratio has gone up 4.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWR 2023-03-21 6.4 4.4 40.2 30.1
AWR 2023-03-20 6.6 4.6 41.5 30.8
AWR 2023-03-17 6.5 4.5 40.9 30.5
AWR 2023-03-16 6.6 4.6 41.6 30.9
AWR 2023-03-15 6.6 4.6 41.2 30.7
AWR 2023-03-14 6.5 4.5 40.9 30.5

AWR Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 37.35%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -1.82%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 5.97%.
AWR's revenue has moved up $8,916,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows AWR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 482.785 123.594 80.117
2022-06-30 484.556 131.345 82.616
2022-03-31 490.363 128.934 89.241
2021-12-31 498.853 115.584 94.347
2021-09-30 506.429 116.25 94.208
2021-06-30 503.362 117.051 92.585

AWR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AWR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 47.16% of graded US stocks.
  • AWR's asset turnover comes in at 0.277 -- ranking 30th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PEG, NEE, and NFG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AWR.

The table below shows AWR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.277 0.647 0.064
2021-06-30 0.281 0.648 0.065
2021-03-31 0.283 0.646 0.066
2020-12-31 0.284 0.642 0.065
2020-09-30 0.284 0.634 0.063
2020-06-30 0.289 0.637 0.066

AWR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AWR, see our AWR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $86.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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AWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.64 52-week high $100.50
Prev. close $83.81 52-week low $71.22
Day low $83.66 Volume 164,500
Day high $86.77 Avg. volume 174,046
50-day MA $91.31 Dividend yield 1.9%
200-day MA $88.14 Market Cap 3.20B

American States Water Company (AWR) Company Bio

American States Water Company provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.

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AWR Price Returns

1-mo -5.12%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 9.03%
1-year 1.42%
3-year 12.60%
5-year 81.01%
YTD -5.98%
2022 -8.92%
2021 32.25%
2020 -6.75%
2019 31.19%
2018 17.91%

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